BOULDER, Colo. — Boulder police have identified a driver accused of hitting a 14-year-old boy outside a high school and fleeing the scene.
Around 1 p.m. Wednesday, officers with the Boulder Police Department responded to Fairview High School after receiving a report of a hit-and-run crash.
When officers arrived, they learned that a 14-year-old boy — a student at the school — was hit by a driver on the road in front of the school. The driver fled the scene, police said.
No information was immediately available on the driver, but witnesses said the car was a dark SUV.
Based on the initial investigation, police determined that the student had been riding an electric mini bike through a grassy area and pulled out between two parked cars just before the driver hit him.
The boy was seriously injured and transported to a hospital.
Around 11 a.m. Thursday, the department said it had identified and was in contact with the driver.
No other details were available as of 2 p.m. Thursday.
Anybody with information on this crash is asked to contact Accident Report Specialist Fischer at 303-503-0406 or Boulder Police Dispatch at 303-441-3333.